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Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09
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Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09

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Presentation to the GNHCC Technology Council on the basics of Linedin.

Presentation to the GNHCC Technology Council on the basics of Linedin.

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  • 1. The largest on-line network of business professionals
  • 2. LinkedIn <ul><li>About LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Generate Leads </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Visibility </li></ul><ul><li>Build Buzz </li></ul><ul><li>Find Partners and Employees </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>GNHCC Technology Council </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~and~ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Carolyn Walker Response Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Melillo Technology Council Moderator </li></ul>Presented by
  • 4. About LinkedIn <ul><li>The Facebook for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>An interconnected network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced professionals from around the world r epresenting 170 industries & 200 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find, meet and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals </li></ul>
  • 5. About LinkedIn <ul><li>LinkedIn has over 40 million members around the world </li></ul><ul><li>A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second </li></ul><ul><li>About half of their members are outside the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members </li></ul>
  • 6. About LinkedIn <ul><li>When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your professional expertise and accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Form enduring connections by inviting trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you </li></ul>
  • 7. About LinkedIn <ul><li>Your network consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and the people they know </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To start only “friend” people you’ve met and remind them of the connection if it’s been a while </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Linking you to a vast number of qualified professionals and experts </li></ul>
  • 8. Through Your Network You Can: <ul><li>Manage information that’s publicly available about you as professional </li></ul><ul><li>Find and be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and subject experts who come recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Create and collaborate on projects, gather data, share files and solve problems </li></ul>
  • 9. Your Network Can Also: <ul><li>Be found for business opportunities and find potential partners </li></ul><ul><li>Gain new insights from discussions with like-minded professionals in private group settings </li></ul><ul><li>Discover inside connections that can help you land jobs and close deals </li></ul><ul><li>Post and distribute job listings to find the best talent for your company </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>Carolyn’s Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.linkedin.com/in/carolynwalker </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s FREE to join! </li></ul><ul><li>Complete your profile: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve your connect-ability by adding all relevant information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Current and past jobs, education, activities, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Give recommendations in return </li></ul></ul></ul>LinkedIn
  • 11. <ul><li>Go through your leads and see who they are connected to </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example: Paul Lavoie/Spalding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Fish where the fish you want are: Join Groups! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ford Marketing Manager – in the NU Alumni Group </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Search companies </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Logitech </li></ul></ul></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Generate Leads </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>Add as many connections as possible as frequently as possible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases the likelihood that people will see your profile first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People would rather work with people their friends/colleagues know and trust </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make your profile information public and select “full view” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improves your Google Page rank </li></ul></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Increase your visibility </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>Post “statuses” about what you are doing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ What are you working on now?” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Constantly update your network </li></ul><ul><li>Start your own group </li></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Build Buzz </li></ul>
  • 14. <ul><li>Use your network to find great associates, partners, vendors and employees </li></ul><ul><li>You can put a call out that you are looking for someone to help you with a specific project and/or search your connections </li></ul><ul><li>Use Answers tab </li></ul><ul><li>Use Jobs tab (look for a job or post a job) </li></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Find Partners and Employees </li></ul>
  • 15. <ul><li>Take our survey </li></ul><ul><li>Next Meeting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Series continues – </li></ul></ul>Thank You <ul><li>Visit www.gnhcctech.com </li></ul>

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